Muslims in Nepal are observing Eid-Ul-Fitr Today
Time:2024-04-11 12:18

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Kathmandu, April 11: Nepalese Muslims are observing Eid-Ul-Fitr (Eid) today, on Thursday with prayers for all their Muslim brothers and sisters around the world, as they happen to continuously fall in deadly attacks. 

The government has declared a public holiday on Eid-ul-Fitr, a major festival celebrated by the Muslim community.

They are celebrating the Eid-ul–Fitr (Eid) by exchanging greetings, best wishes and relishing best delicacies.The three-day festival is observed to celebrate the completion of the fasting month by believers across the world.

Eid-ul-Fitr, celebrated as “Meethi Eid”, marks the end of Ramadan; during which Muslims fast from dawn till dusk. Today, an auspicious day of Eid-ul-Fitr is the end of their one month long fasting. Nepalese and Indian Muslims is celebrating their Eid today on April 11 while Pakistan and Philippines celebrated their Eid-ul-Fitr yesterday in April 10.

All Muslims begin the celebrations early in the morning by bathing, washing, and wearing fine clothes. After their usual morning prayers and Namaj reading, they prepare and enjoy special delicacies and exchange words of greetings with relatives, friends and well-wishers. Senior members give out gifts and blessings to their juniors. The celebration continues for a few days.


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